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"Off the Straight Path"

Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo

by Elyse Semerdijan

The legal treatment of sexual behavior is a subject that receives little scholarly attention in the field of Middle East women’s studies. Important questions about the relationship between sexuality and the law and about the societies enforcing ...

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#Metoo, Now, Women’s Lib, Just Say No: Why they’ll never work

by Carolyn Franklin M.A.

<p>“We have met the enemy and she is us.” to paraphrase Garfield (Walt Kelly).<br /> This current surge for women’s recognition, support and respect, will fade away the same as all the other women’s attempts at reform, an awakening, clear ...

ISBN: 9780463920244

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'Designing Women'

Gender and the Architectural Profession

by Annmarie Adams & Peta Tancred

<P>Historically, the contributions of women architects to their profession have been minimized or overlooked. <EM>'Designing Women'</EM> explores the tension that has existed between the architectural profession and its women members. It ...

ISBN: 9781442654211

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'Thinking Against the Current'

Literature and Political Resistance

by Sybil Oldfield

<p>This collection of essays, written between 1970 and 2010, covers political subjects as diverse as 17th-century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human ...

ISBN: 9781782842057

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‘Good Women do not Inherit Land'

Politics of Land and Gender in India

by Nitya Rao

<p>Land for the adivasi Santal women in Dumka, Jharkhand stands for security, social position and identity, and in this men have a distinct advantage. The time period covered is from historic times to the present. The role of government ...

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“New Maternalisms”

Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)

by Roksana Badruddoja & Maki Motapanyane

New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) explores the perceptions of those who engage in and/or research motherwork or the labour of caregiving, and how mothers view themselves in comparison to broader normative ...

ISBN: 9781772580648

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25 Women

Essays on Their Art

by Dave Hickey

<p><em>Newsweek</em> calls him “exhilarating and deeply engaging.” <em>Time Out New York</em> calls him “smart, provocative, and a great writer.” Critic Peter Schjeldahl, meanwhile, simply calls him “My hero.” There’s no one in the art world ...

ISBN: 9780226249148

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7 lies of feminism

by Lucia Canovi

<p><strong>7 lies of feminism</strong>&nbsp;<br> <br> Can feminism be proven by any sort of logic? Does its rhetoric still hold against meticulous examination? By reading this small book, you will discover and analyse seven lies of so-called ...

ISBN: 1230001593280

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A Band of Noble Women: Racial Politics in the Women's Peace Movement

by Plastas, Melinda

A Band of Noble Women brings together the histories of the women's peace movement and the black women's club and social reform movement in a story of community and consciousness building between the world wars. Believing that achievement of ...

ISBN: 9780815651444

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A Belle of the Fifties (Expanded, Annotated)

by Virginia Clay-Clopton

<p>She knew everyone and everyone knew her. A wealthy belle, married to prominent legislator, Clement Clay, she became one of Washington, D.C.'s great hostesses.&nbsp;<br> <br> This is as witty, gossipy, fashionable, and gritty a tale of ...

ISBN: 1230001449303

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A Bun in the Oven

How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

by Barbara Katz Rothman

<p>There are people dedicated to improving the way we eat, and people dedicated to improving the way we give birth.  <em>A Bun in the Oven</em> is the first comparison of these two social movements.  The food movement has seemingly exploded,  ...

ISBN: 9781479817801

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A Countess in Limbo

Diaries in War & Revolution Russia 19141920 France 19391947

by Olga Hendrikoff & Suzanne Carscallen

<p>“The diaries reveal details of a remarkable life of a woman born in Imperial Russia who refused to complain about the luxurious life she left behind.”<br /> —CTV National News</p> <p>“It’s a miraculous tale that takes the readers through ...

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A Democratic Theory of Judgment

by Linda M. G. Zerilli

<p>In this sweeping look at political and philosophical history, Linda M. G. Zerilli unpacks the tightly woven core of Hannah Arendt’s unfinished work on a tenacious modern problem: how to judge critically in the wake of the collapse of ...

ISBN: 9780226398037

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A Different Light

The Vietnam War from a woman's point of view

by Jennifer Thomas

A Different Light is a first-person novel written from the pages of the author’s diary during her year’s tour of duty in Da Nang, Vietnam from October 1967 to October 1968. Hired by the Red Cross, she worked on the III Marine Amphibious Force, ...

ISBN: 9781453505274

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A Family of Women

The Carolina Petigrus in Peace and War

by Jane H. Pease & William H. Pease

<p>The often-stereotyped belles and matrons of the nineteenth-century South emerge as diverse personalities in this compelling account of three generations of women from a South Carolina family whose fate rose and fell with the fortunes of the ...

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A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

Locked Away

by Rebecca Fish

<p>What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England.</p> <p>Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, ...

ISBN: 9781351614719

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A Game of Their Own

Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball

by Jennifer Ring

<p>In 2010 twenty American women were selected to represent Team USA in the fourth Women’s Baseball World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela; most Americans, however, had no idea such a team even existed.</p> <p> </p> <p><em>A Game of Their Own</em> ...

ISBN: 9780803269941

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A German Women's Movement

Class and Gender in Hanover, 1880-1933

by Nancy R. Reagin

<p>Nancy Reagin analyzes the rhetoric, strategies, and programs of more than eighty bourgeois women's associations in Hanover, a large provincial capital, from the Imperial period to the Nazi seizure of power. She examines the social and ...

ISBN: 9780807864012

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A History of New Zealand Women

by Barbara Brookes

<p>What would a history of New Zealand look like that rejected Thomas Carlyle’s definition of history as ‘the biography of great men’, and focused instead on the experiences of women? One that shifted the angle of vision and examined the stages ...

ISBN: 9780908321469

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A Life in Code

Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

by G. Stuart Smith

<p>? Protesters called it an act of war when the U.S. Coast Guard sank a Canadian-flagged vessel in the Gulf of Mexico in 1929. It took a cool-headed codebreaker solving a “trunk-full” of smugglers’ encrypted messages to get Uncle Sam out of the

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